Long Term Ecological Research
Catimbau National Park Site
Jose Maria Cardoso da Silva, Inara R. Leal e Marcelo Tabarelli (Eds.)
- The first English-language book focused exclusively on South America’s largest tropical dry forest.
- One of the few books on regional sustainable development that examines an entire, large ecological (rather than political) tropical region.
- One of the few books on regional sustainable development that proposes a roadmap for the conservation of natural resources and human development by synthesizing information on biodiversity, key ecosystem services and socioeconomic systems. (Springer)
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Books from Ecology and Conservation of Caatinga Field Courses
Papers at Scientific Journals
Leal et al. 2015a - The Benefits of Myrmecochory: A Matter of Stature. Biotropica
Ribeiro et al. 2015 - Chronic anthropogenic disturbance drives thebiological impoverishment of
the Brazilian Caatingavegetation. Journal of Applied Ecology
Species Identification Booklet
Santos et al 2012 - Rare Species at Catimbau National Park (in portuguese)
Santos et al 2012 - Endemic Species at Catimbau National Park (in portuguese)
Santos et al 2012 - Invasive Species at Catimbau National Park (in portuguese)
BIOLOGICAL DATA BASE
Data on the occurrence of species of the different biological or functional groups collected by the multi-tiers inventories of the Catimbau PELD will be deposited in an online platform of the SiBBr (Brazilian Biodiversity Information System), as provided by the PELD Data Policy. The species occurrence data from different biological or functional groups collected by the multi-inventories of the LTER Catimbau will be deposited in the online platform of the Brazilian Biodiversity Information System, as directed by the PELD Data Policy.
Another data bases from the other biological groups are registred at SiBBr Plataform. However, theese data are preliminary (see the topic "Tipos de dados - Data types" at the data policy file below) and will become public within the timeframe stipulated by the policy.